kakorama: a ride into the past


March 6th, 1984...

Today is Tuesday !

 Number-one song in the charts today

In the USA:

by Van Halen

In the UK:
"99 Red Balloons"
by Nena
 TIME Magazine cover this week

TIME Magazine: Martin Feldstein

(TIME Cover: March the 5th, 1984)

 Famous people born on the 6th of March:

1405 - King John II of Castile (d. 1454)
1475 - Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian painter (d. 1564)
1903 - Empress Nagako of Japan (d. 2000)
1928 - Gabriel García Márquez, Colombian writer, Nobel Prize laureate
1946 - David Gilmour, British musician (Pink Floyd)

 The Nobel Peace Prize 1984

Desmond Mpilo Tutu

South Africa
Bishop of Johannesburg; former Secretary General, South African Council of Churches (S.A.C.C.)

Photo: nobelprize.org

 Average price of a dozen eggs in 1984 (USA)

Oscar of the best picture in 1984

directed by Milos Forman
with F. Murray Abraham (Antonio Salieri) and Tom Hulce (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

Designed in 1984

The Ekstrem
by Terje Ekström

Rolling Stone Magazine cover

Duran Duran / Rolling Stone Magazine Vol. 414, February 2, 1984



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